|Food Aboard the International Space Station|
In this NASA video segment get an inside scoop from astronaut Michael Foal about what it is like to eat in space. Foal describes changes he's experienced while in space and how food and water help counteract some of these changes. Learn about available food choices on the International Space Station and the importance of social time during eating for astronauts.
Keywords: International Space Station; astronauts; aviation; space food
|Food for a Mars Mission|
This NASA video segment focuses on food studies and research preparing for long-term crewed missions. A mission to Mars may last about 3 years. NASA must find a way to provide enough food for astronauts that could fit into very limited space. The food must be safe, nutritious, and provide a variety for astronauts. This segment takes a closer look at new techniques in food processing and hydroponics.
Keywords: hydroponics; astronauts; mars; space food; mars; aviation
In this NASA video segment you will learn the importance of food choice, preparation, and packaging for crewed space exploration. During space travel, astronauts need safe, palatable, nutritious food that can also be packaged compactly. Food plays an important role in helping counteract an astronaut's bone loss, fluid shift, and motion sickness while in space.
Keywords: space food; operations; astronauts; physiology; aviation; nutrition
|Launchpad: The Lighter Side - NASA eClips|
Find out how you can get involved in NASA's Teaching From Space Program to learn about experiments conducted on board the International Space Station, or ISS. Learn about arachnids in space or how to use a straw on the ISS. Find out about the physics of a boomerang.
Keywords: NASA; NIA; eClips; Launchpad; secondary; video; education; physics; technology; science; physical science; space; biology; International Space Station; ISS; Teaching From Space; TFS; arachnids; straw; Newton; First Law; wicking; surface tension; spider webs; orb weavers; boomerang; microgravity; forces; space food